|St John's Tweetup - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
On Friday, September 30th, 2011, the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Newfoundland Historic Trust, hosted a St. Johnâs Tweetup event at the Newman Wine Vaults Provincial Historic Site on Water Street, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, as part of Culture Days. As part of the event, folklorist Dale Jarvis moderated a panel discussion with people in the cultural sector on the role of social media in local arts, how it is working, and where it is going...
Keywords: social media; newfoundland; culture; arts
|A Winter's Tale: The Legacy of Henry William Winter - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
A conversation with the grandson of one of Newfoundland's legendary furniture makers. During the late 19th and early 20th century, Henry William Winter, an ambitious self-taught furniture maker in Clarke's Beach, Conception Bay, mass-produced furniture using simple hand tools and a few primitive machines. These included a foot-powered jig saw, a foot-operated lathe and a larger lathe designed to be driven manually or powered by a dog...
Keywords: oral history; folklore; folklife; interview; henry william winter; Dale Jarvis; The Rooms; furniture; furniture making
|Come All Ye - Second Verse - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
As part of Culture Days 2010, folklorist Dale Jarvis leads an artist's talk about Come All Ye -Second Verse, a light-hearted portrait of Newfoundland folk music. Interview is with printmaker and musician Caroline Clarke, and woodwork and mixed media artist Pam Dorey. Recorded in front of a live audience on Friday, September 24, 2010 at the Devon House, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, 59 Duckworth Street, St...
Keywords: art; artist; interview; culture; newfoundland; music
|Flat Bay train derailment - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Mr Clayton Tipple, Corner Brook, recalls a noteworthy train derailment in Flat Bay, Newfoundland, and talks about what would cause a train to go off the rails. Recorded at his home in Corner Brook by Nicole Penney and Dale Jarvis, 20 March 2012.
Keywords: trains; derailment; railroad history
|Newfoundland Traditional Dance Interview - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
An interview conducted by Dale Jarvis, Intangible Cultural Heritage Development Officer for Newfoundland and Labrador, as part of the traditional dance symposium held in Old Perlican on Saturday, July 17, 2010. Interview introduced by Dr. Kristin Harris-Walsh, Centre for Music, Media and Place, Memorial University. Interviewees are Sheila Power, Baccalieu Trotters of North River; Wendy Wager, Feather Point Dancers, Harbour Grace; Elizabeth Tuttle, Baccalieu Square Dancers, Old Perlican; and Alic...
Keywords: dance; set dancing; square dance; dancing; traditional dance; newfoundland
|Making a Sculling Oar - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this short interview, boatbuilder Jerome Canning describes the use and construction of a traditional Newfoundland sculling oar as part of a demonstration at the Canadian Museums Association conference, at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, on May 13, 2010. Interview conducted by Intangible Cultural Heritage Development Officer Dale Jarvis.
Keywords: boatbuilding; oars; oar; sculling; oral history; boat; rodney; spokeshave
|Mira Hunter on Turkish Whirling - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Folklorist Dale Jarvis interviews Mira Hunter on the topic of Turkish whirling, a type of traditional dance and moving meditation, as part of the 20th anniversary of the Festival of New Dance in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Recorded Thursday, September 23, 2010 at Cochrane Street United Church. Mira Hunter is a visual artist and second-generation sufi mevlevi whirling dervish, who began her traditional training at the age of 16 with her father Raqib Burke and Sheikh Jelaladdin Loras.
Keywords: dervish; dancing; whirling; Turkish; Newfoundland; dance; sufi
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update 024 April 2011 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of Newfoundland and Labrador's ICH Update for April 2011, we announce the dates for the Old Time Concerts series in Heart's Content, Cupids and Bay Roberts; Melissa Squarey talks to Betty Rumbolt about the tradition of Easter tea buns in Upper Island Cove, and folklorist Sandra Wheeler introduces us to a new generation of young fabric artists working in the old tradition of rug hooking.
Keywords: culture; heritage; craft; recipes; food
|ICH Update August September 2013 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In the 2013 August/September issue of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update: students start the Folklore 6020 field school in Quidi Vidi; the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador launches its most recent publication, on lych-gates in Newfoundland; archaeologist Sarah Ingram gives an update on the wells and springs project; Nicole Penney reports on digitizing the Baccalieu Trail Heritage Corporation Oral History Collection; we have a report on HFNL's recent tombstone rubbing worksho...
Keywords: cemetery; tombstone; oral history; folklore; newfoundland; wells; springs
|ICH Update 028 - August 2011 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador: the Seeds to Supper Festival gets underway with a workshop on culinary tourism, featuring Canada's Top Chef participant Todd Perrin; we celebrate our agricultural history with an evening of stories of farming past, present and future; a local woman keeps the tradition of Newfoundland ponies alive; news on the Culture, Place and Identity at the Heart of Regional Development conference coming this fall; a his...
Keywords: folklore; folklife; festival; food
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update November 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's ICH update: the creation of Dance NL, to safeguard dance traditions and contemporary dance in Newfoundland and Labrador; and our ICH intern Jed Baker goes to the Wooden Boat Conference and reports back.
Keywords: Newfoundland; intangible cultural heritage; boatbuilding; dance; dancing; boats; boat building
|Pudding and Folklore - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Folklorist and Intangible Cultural Heritage Development Officer Dale Jarvis introduces the Food, Folklore and Tourism Workshop in Cupids, Newfoundland on Monday, 15 August 2011, with some thoughts on steamed and boiled puddings, and how food, folklore and culture are intertwined.
Keywords: food; folklore; culture; christmas; tradition; newfoundland
|Spirt of Basket Weaving - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Clip from an interview with Margaret (Margie) Pelletier, a Mi'kmaw elder and basket maker from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. Recorded at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University, Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada, on 17 March 2012 by Dale Jarvis. QUOTE: I think with me, there is a spirit within me that makes the basket. I always told my mother that. It's like I can make the basket, I'm just the physical form...
Keywords: basket making
|ICH Update 021 - December 2010 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador: The mummers festival returns for another year and another mummer's parade; Melissa Squarey learns how to make her very own hobby horse; Karen Spencer shares how Conception Bay South is preserving their history with three booklets on the Kelligrew's Soiree, the Battle of Fox Trap, and Agricultural History of Conception Bay South; a discussion of "bucking" and Bonfire Night memories on Memoria...
Keywords: Newfoundland; culture; folklore; oral history; christmas; mummering; mummer; festival
|ICH Update 019 - October 2010 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this very hot edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update, the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador launches its second annual Folklife Festival. This year, the festival is called The Festival On Fire, and celebrates fire and fire-related traditions including the annual November 5th Bonfire Night Celebrations. The Update also features a review of the 2010 Doors Open program, notes from a folklore researcher on textile traditions on the Great Northern Peninsula, and communit...
Keywords: bonfire night; newfoundland; intangible cultural heritage; guy fawkes; quilting; knitting; fire; festivals; culture
|ICH Update 003 February 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's Intangible Cultural Heritage Update we celebrate dance heritage, ICH in Conception Bay South, the traditional naming of trap berths in Carbonear, and a new project of the Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives. Plus Living RICH, and Cupid makes an appearance in Cupids!
Keywords: Trap berths; place names; culture; folklore; Newfoundland
|Continuous Production - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
A recitation entitled "Continuous Production" written and performed by Mr Terry Penney, about life at the mill in Corner Brook. Recorded as part of the "Tea 'n' Baskets" event hosted by the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador at the Glynmill Inn, Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada on 18 March 2012.
Keywords: recitation; folk poetry; mill culture
|ICH Update 031 - December 2011 January 2012 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update from Newfoundland and Labrador, Memorial University's Department of Folklore will be hosting the the launch of the Dr. Peter Narvaez book Sonny's Dream: Essays on Newfoundland Folklore and Popular Culture; ICH Development Officer Dale Jarvis explores the revitalization of the Christmas Hobby Horse tradition in Newfoundland and Labrador; we meet the new public folklore intern, Nicole Penney; and notes on our ongoing basket and basket make...
Keywords: folklore; popular culture; material culture; christmas; tradition
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update October 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's ICH Update, we look at a project to place materials from the Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive which relate to mummering traditions online, an article on the wren, the king of the birds, a note from Harbour Breton on an Iron Foot, an update on what's new with the Digital Archives Initiative, and a preview of the Place, Narrative and New Media Symposium
Keywords: mummering; jannying; newfoundland; mummers; festival; new media; intangible cultural heritage; ich
|ICH Update 023 - February March 2011 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update, the Mummers Festival wins an award for cultural tourism from Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador; the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador offers a Boxes Under The Bed workshop in cooperation with the Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives; the St. John's Storytelling Festival explores the concept of a national folk epic for the province; Mona Petten, of Port de Grave, is the second in our regular Tradition Bear...
Keywords: ICH; Newfoundland; Labrador; concerts; storytelling; Jack
|ICH Update 034 April - June 2012 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
It has been a busy few months for the ICH office at the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (HFNL), and we are gearing up for a very busy summer. In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update, there are a few big announcements, including the accreditation of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador by UNESCO, and the launch of our 2012 Folklife Festival, which this year will take place in Bonavista on August 4th, with a celebration of Newfoundlandâs iconic ...
Keywords: intangible cultural heritage; newfoundland; boat engines; make and break; boats; supernatural
|ICH Update 054 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In December 2014 edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador: the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (HFNL) explores membership with the Inter-City Intangible Cultural Cooperation Network (ICCN); some thoughts on placemaking; the Outer Battery’s Charles Pearcey is designated as a Provincial Tradition Bearer; HFNL Announces Three Fisheries ICH Projects in Cupids, Pouch Cove, and Labrador; and Sharon King-Campbell declares war! (Don't worry, i...
Keywords: placemaking; heritage; newfoundland; games; intangible cultural heritage; pouch cove; outer battery; labrador; fishery
|Beijing ICH presentation - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Digital Heritage Symposium: Securing the Intangible through the Virtual Beijing, People's Republic of China Saturday, August 2 and Sunday August 3, 2008 Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) development officer Dale Gilbert Jarvis of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador delivers a paper at the Digital Heritage Symposium in Beijing, PRC, on Sunday August 3, 2008.
Keywords: Intangible Cultural Heritage; digital archives; ich; newfoundland; Dale Jarvis
|ICH Update 030 - October November 2011 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador, we go looking for traditional basket makers; Mel Squarey interviews Chris Belbin about the history of Belbin's Grocery; a new cell phone oral history project is launched in The Battery; and Tales of Town returns to The Rooms Theatre, with memories of Christmas past.
Keywords: oral history; culture; tradition; museums; newfoundland
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update September 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Update, we focus on an oral history project in Ferryland, Newfoundland, look at a mummering folklife festival planned for December 2009, look at how hours of audio material from Fogo Island have been archived online, introduce you to one of the folklore interns, and discover what is meant by the word "friar" in a geographic context. Plus, Clary Croft, folklore researcher, is set to visit Newfoundland.
Keywords: folklore; folklife; mummering; Newfoundland; intangible cultural heritage; ich; fogo; ferryland; oral history
|ICH Update 032 February 2012 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador, we invite people to our "Tea and Baskets" events in Corner Brook and Grand Falls-Windsor; ICH intern Nicole Penney shares some of her research on mill lunch baskets; and we nominate inukshuk building as an item of provincial historical significance.
Keywords: material culture; inukshuk; mill basket; lunch baskets; newfoundland; labrador
|ICH Update 039 November 2012 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage update for Newfoundland and Labrador: we announce a half-day workshop on the art, archaeology, history and heritage of cemeteries; Dan Rubin brings us a report from the Pouch Cove Heritage Day; Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (HFNL) board member Doug Wells recounts the history of Deadman's Cove, Harbour Breton; and HFNL's Lisa Wilson updates us on her work in the proposed Heart's Content Heritage District.
Keywords: Newfoundland; graveyards; cemeteries; workshop
|ICH Update 026 June 2011 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador, we turn the sod on our Seeds to Supper Festival, the province's third annual folklife festival; young folklorists hit water street and work on heritage fairs projects; we explore the tradition of root cellars; and the Heritage Foundation takes on a new public folklore co-op student.
Keywords: folklore; festivals; heritage; culture; newfoundland; root cellars
|ICH Podcast 001 - A Good Boat - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In the late 1970s American folklorist, David Taylor, conducted a series of interviews in the Trinity Bay area while researching his Memorial University folklore thesis, "Boatbuilding in Winterton: The Design, Construction and Use of Inshore Fishing Boats in a Newfoundland Community". In this podcast, we present short clips of two of those interviews. The first, dating from March 22, 1979 is part of Dr...
Keywords: boatbuilding; newfoundland; tradition; intangible cultural heritage; podcast; david taylor
|ICH Update 048 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In the Newfoundland and Labrador ICH Update newsletter for December 2013: an invitation to the Intangible Cultural Heritage mini forum on December 13th; a report on the historic Legge Homestead, a Registered Heritage Structure; the Armagh Rhymers visit from Northern Ireland; and, Christmas memories from Spaniard's Bay, Bay Roberts, and Quidi Vidi.Contributors: Dale Jarvis, Lisa Wilson, Sarah Ingram, Andrea O'Brien
Keywords: newfoundland; christmas; folklore; oral history; tradition; vernacular architecture
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update May 2009 - Dance Heritage Edition - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
The monthly intangible cultural heritage newsletter of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador
Keywords: dance; dancing; ich; heritage; folklore; intangible cultural heritage; newfoundland; labrador; heritage
|ICH Update 040 December 2012 - January 2013 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador: the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador is conducting a needs assessment survey, to measure the type and amount of ICH related training needed in the province; work continues on the Foundation's documentation of the Heart's Content Registered Heritage District; intern Joelle Carey starts work on a project identifying living Newfoundland Ponies; new ICH intern Christina Robarts works wit...
Keywords: Newfoundland; culture; skateboarding; russian; newfoundland ponies
|ICH Update Summer 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Intangible Cultural Heritage Update, Number 008, Summer 2009. The monthly intangible cultural heritage newsletter of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. In this edition: HFNL undertakes an survey of folklore and oral history recordings in the province SmartLabrador continues its oral history research on the Labrador Straits Remembering Violetta Halpert
Keywords: ich; heritage; folklore; intangible cultural heritage; newfoundland; labrador; heritage
|ICH Update 033 - March 2012 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage update for Newfoundland and Labrador: we announce workshops on oral history and folklore interviewing in Corner Brook and Grand Falls-Windsor; a public lecture on Acadian and Mi'kmaw basketry; an unusual tin grave marker from Bonavista Bay; and a research project on the Corner Brook mill whistle. Contributions by Dale Jarvis, Nicole Penney, Patrick Carroll and Janice Tulk.
Keywords: material culture; grave markers; cemeteries; baskets; newfoundland; labrador; corner brook
|The Seekers at Atlanti-CON 2012 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Grace Shears and Gerrard Duffney of The Seekers, a paranormal investigation team based in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada, are joined by author and storyteller Dale Jarvis of the St. John's Haunted Hike for a panel session on paranormal investigation and story collecting at the 2012 Atlanti-CON sci-fi convention in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, 29 September 2012.
Keywords: ghost stories; paranormal; supernatural; investigations; folklore; newfoundland; ghosts
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update June 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update, ethnomusicologist Dr. Beverley Diamond wins the prestigious Trudeau Fellowship, Diana Quinton helps communities tell their local stories, the Town of Placentia salutes one of its living treasures (and my favourite eel trapper) Mr Freeman Upshall, an 18-year-old Labrador student wins a Women's Institute scholarship with an essay on local heritage, notes on a meal of fish from the Great Northern Peninsula, and those fences keep on...
Keywords: intangible cultural heritage; oral history; folklore; newfoundland; labrador; fences; fish
|Clarenville Heritage - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Dale Gilbert Jarvis, folklorist, storyteller and Intangible Cultural Heritage Development Officer for the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador gives the address to the annual general meeting of the Clarenville Heritage Society, Inc, on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at the College of the North Atlantic, Clarenville, Newfoundland, speaking on place names, possible origins of the name "Clarenville" and on his role as ICH Development Officer.
Keywords: place names; Clarenville; Newfoundland; Dale Gilbert Jarvis
|ICH Update 001 - December 2008 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Intangible Cultural Heritage Update December 2008: What Is ICH? Booklet Rug Hooking in Labrador Planning Cultural Documentation Projects - David Taylor workshop Provincial ICH Needs Assessment and Survey completed Remembering Christmas Traditions
Keywords: intangible cultural heritage; newfoundland; folklore; rug hooking; tradition
|ICH Update 002 January 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this issue of the ICH Update, we have a panel on fieldwork ethics, Innu place names online, a revitalization of drum dancing in Makkovik, and an ongoing oral history project in Placentia.
Keywords: Intangible cultural heritage; newfoundland; folklore; oral history
|The Body In The Box - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
This is one of my favourite old ghost stories from St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. The story involves a young bride who goes missing, her heartbroken husband, and a terrible secret that emerges some time later. I've told this story over the years on the St. John's Haunted Hike, and it is always a favourite. This version was recorded live at The Rooms, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, on (appropriately enough) Hallowe'en night, October 31, 2007!
Keywords: ghost stories; storytelling; dale jarvis; story; ghosts; paranormal; hallowe'en; storyteller; newfoundland
|The City of Art - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
A man dreams of a city of art, and upon waking, sets off to find the place he has seen in his dreaming. Told by storyteller Dale Gilbert Jarvis, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. January 6, 2008. I first heard this story told by Irish storyteller Ray McGrath at the St. John's Storytelling Festival in 2005, and it stuck in my mind. The music in the background is "Estampie" from the Naxos CD "Landini and His Time"
Keywords: storytelling; story; storyteller; art; dale gilbert jarvis; stories; myth
|ICH Update 53 - August - November 2014 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador: the ICH office heads to Paris for UNESCO meetings; more from our Petty Harbour oral history project; Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador board member Doug Wells shares memories of cutting ice in Harbour Breton; the fall 2014 overview of ICH activities; introducing our "Hoist Your Sails And Run" project bringing together youth and seniors to talk about games; and the schedule for the 2014 Mummer...
Keywords: Newfoundland; culture; newsletter; heritage; mummers; UNESCO
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update Jan Feb 2010 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this issue of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update newsletter for January and February 2010, we announce an introduction to interviewing techniques workshop with Dr. Philip Hiscock; a review of websites with sample oral history questions; The Rooms brews up coffee, culture and love; and, Dr. Anna Kearney Guigne hits the road with planning workshops for community organizations planning folklore and oral history research projects.
Keywords: folklore; ich; intangible cultural heritage; newfoundland; interviewing; storytelling; mary gavan; culture
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Update December 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update, find out what we mean when we talk about a "folklife" festival. Discover one of Christmas's more frightening tradition, the hobby horse, and find out how you can learn to make one of your own. Get a full list of events for this year's mummers festival and get the inside scoop on the St. John's Mummers Parade and a partnership with the Georgestown Neighbourhood Association that is full of holiday cheer!
Keywords: christmas; hobby horse; tradition; folklife; festival; newfoundland; mummer; mummering; folklore; ich; intangible cultural heritage
|Foolish Jack - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Storyteller Dale Gilbert Jarvis tells the traditional folk tale, "Foolish Jack", to a group of students at Holy Cross Elementary School, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Recorded live on Friday, 11 April 2008.
Keywords: storytelling; storyteller; folk tale; fairy tale; jack; jack tale; dale gilbert jarvis
|ICH Update 038 October 2012 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for Newfoundland and Labrador, folklorist Dale Jarvis gives an update on the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador's Avalon Folklore Project; news about two ICH workshops, one on making pillow tops and one on memory maps; Nicole Penney interviews Joe Lewis of Conception Harbour about working high steel; and an introduction to HFNL's newest staff person, Lisa Wilson
Keywords: pillow top; weaving; lumbering; lumber woods; memory map; cognitive mapping; high steel; ironworkers
|Coast to Coast Ghosts - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
Ghost Story Panel: Coast to Coast Ghosts. John Adams (Victoria, British Columbia)and Pearl Ann Gooding (Wainwright, Alberta) join host Dale Jarvis (St. John's, Newfoundland) for a spirited discussion, recorded live in front of an audience of storytellers and lovers of a good spooky tale on Friday, 10 July, 2009, at the Storytellers of Canada - Conteurs du Canada 17th Annual Conference in Victoria, BC...
Keywords: ghost stories; storytelling; storytellers; dale gilbert jarvis; canada; paranormal; ghost tours; walking tours
|ICH Update 005 April 2009 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
This month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update focusses on the province's aboriginal cultural heritage, and provides an overview of some of the recent projects started under Newfoundland and Labrador's Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Program of the Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation. Some project include canoe making, oral history training, documentation of sealing traditions, and an Innu youth banner project...
Keywords: aboriginal; traditional knowledge; powwow; canoe; oral history; training; sealing
|ICH Update 018 - September 2010 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update, provincial folklorist Dale Jarvis brings you up to date on ICH activities over the summer months, news on the Canada-wide Culture Days event scheduled for September, a peek at what our intern has been up to with Memorial University's Digital Archives Initiative, sound traditions, and an invite to participate in Doors Open St. John's and Doors Open Petty Harbour with sites ranging from the divine to the disgusting!
Keywords: Doors Open; Newfoundland; Petty Harbour; Culture Days
|ICH Update 020 - November 2010 - Dale Gilbert Jarvis|
In this month's edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage update for Newfoundland and Labrador, we report on a new public folklore initiative along Newfoundland's Baccalieu Trail; we introduce you to our newest staff member, ICH Program Assistant Melissa Squarey; the Mummers Festival returns for 2010 and is looking for volunteers; and the St. John's English Country Dance Society marches into Cupids with John Guy.
Keywords: ICH; dance; oral history; folklore; mummers; mummering; christmas; tradition; dancing; english country dance